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Hermes = Mercury
CILICIA, KORYKOS CITY COINAGE
OBVERSE: Turreted head of Tyche right; A behind. Circle of dots
REVERSE: ΚΩΡΥΚΙΩΤΩΝ, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus, ΕΥ/ΕΠΙ/ΕΡ in left field
Struck at Cilicia 1st century BC (100-30 BC)
SNG Levante 792; SNG France 1075
PISIDIA, Antiochia. Julia Domna. Augusta, AD 193-217. Æ 23mm . Draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. SNG France 1126-34
Next - same city.
OBVERSE: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right
REVERSE: ANTIO-C H-ICOL to left and right of vexilium surmounted by eagle, between two legionary eagles, SR in exergue
Struck at Pisidia, Antiochia, 244-249 AD
SNG France 1259/1262
Next: Philip I
next: His son Philip II
next, his mom....
Next: your favorite Roman coin (explain why!)
Next: Another Roman favorite.
Phrygia, Hyrgaleis. Æ24 semi-autonomous issue, ca AD 198-235.
Obv: IEΡA BOYΛH, veiled and draped bust of Boule right.
Rev: YΡΓAΛΛEΩN MAIANΔΡOC, river-god Maeander reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, and resting on vase from which water flows.
Next: recent acquisition.
(1.56g 14mm Silver) CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm 59-60.
Obv: (NERO CLAVD DIVI) CLAVD F CAESAR AVG (GERMANI), laureate head of Nero to right Rev: Victory seated right on globe, holding wreath in both hands.
BMC 409; RIC I Nero 617; RPC 3645
Next - Nero portrait before he gained weight.
recently adopted by Claudius - skinny looking kid.
Next. I would ask for a photo of me before I gained weight, but we don't go back that far enough,
so... Nero after he gained weight...
Is that what they call Boscoreale toning? Beautiful coin, as always!
When it was sold to me it was described as "Boscoreale toning", however I don't believe there is any way to accurately prove it. As far as I know there was never a definitive cataloguing of aurei found at Pompeii. But , I could be wrong.
Syria, Antioch. Nero AE17
Head of Nero as Apollo right / ET ΔIΡ, laurel branch. Dated Year 114 = 65/66 AD.
Next: Flavian provincial.
OBVERSE: T CAES IMP VESP CENS, laureate head right, "o" beneath neck
REVERSE: FIDES PVBL, hands clasped over caduceus, two poppies and two corn-ears
Struck at Uncertain Asian Mint or Ephesus, 76AD
RIC V 1485 (Vesp), RPC 1459
Ex David Atherton; ex Harry Sneh Collection; ex Sayles; ex Lavender
C. Annius T.f T.n and L. Fabius L.f Hispaniensis (moneyers) 82-81 BC
mint in north Italy or Spain, 19mm, 3.89g
OBV: Diademed, draped bust of Anna Perenna r, caduceus behind, scales before, plow below. C ANNI TF TN PRO COS EX
REV: Victory with palm frond, driving galloping quadriga r. Q above,
L FABI LF HISP in ex
OBVERSE: CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Laurate bust, right
REVERSE: SAC MON VRB AVGG ET CAESS NN, Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. Star in right field. Mintmark RT
Struck at Rome 302-303 AD
RIC VI 106a
Diocletian AD 284-305. Ticinum
26 mm, 9,57 g
AD 300 - AD 303
IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, head of Diocletian, laureate, right / SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTER, Moneta, draped, standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand
MintMark: -/-//PT•; OfficinaMark: T
RIC VI Ticinum 45a
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